Cogdell, Dick (June 15, 1917 - October 2, 2000)
Douglas Budget - October 18, 2000A private memorial service for Dick Cogdell, 83, of Medford, Ore., will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24 at Memory Gardens Mortuary. Interment will be in Memory Gardens Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.
Mr. Cogdell died Oct. 2 at Providence Medford Medical Center. He was born June 15, 1917, in Kansas City, Mo. On Oct. 9, 1938, in Douglas he married Georgia McCoubrey, who survives.
Mr. Cogdell was a stock controller for the Federal Aviation Agency in Anchorage, Alaska, retiring in 1976. He moved to the Rogue Valley in 1979 from Anchorage. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Cogdell was a member of the Methodist church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and dancing.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, include a daughter, Nancy Halverson of Medford; two sons, Richard F. Cogdell of Eagle River, Alaska, and George Halverson of Medford; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial Gardens Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.